Wednesday 10/10/2012 (09:00-18:00L)

F-WWSK / G-XLEA A380-841 MSN095 British Airways

Lots of the following was seen with the help of the Taxiway Panoramic & A380 tours.

A320

Delivery Centre:
5255 F-WWDO A320-232X Qatar flight – white VIP colour scheme. Parked
5318 G-EZWG A320-214 Easyjet – parked at delivery centre

Flightline:
(5320) F-WWDH A320-214 Cebu Pacific – full colours. Parked flight line, St. Martin du Touch and towed late afternoon to the delivery centre and into hangar.
5323 F-WWIN A320-232 Jetstar Asia – full colours. Parked flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5325 F-WWBP A320-216 AirAsia Japan – full colours. Parked flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
(5329) (F-WWDI) A320-214 Juneyao full colours. Hangered with one of the 2 House A320s in hanger previously used by ATR.
5335 (F-WWDJ) A320-232 Tiger Airways tail with Mandala billboard titles. Parked flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5339 (F-WWIS) A320-214 Juneyao full colours. Parked flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5341 F-WWBR A320-214 Hong Kong Airlines full colours. Parked Station Carburant.
(5344?) F-WWDL A320-214 Thai AirAsia full colours. Parked Station Carburant.

General finishing hangers:
5363 F-WWDS A320-232 China Eastern – painted tail with primer body in general finishing hangar bay closest to Auch dual carriageway.
(5182?) (F-WWBG) A320-232/W – Qatar Airways colours with Sharklets on wings?. Misread at the time as F-WWIG. In bay next to China Eastern 5363
(5370) (F-WWDV) A320-232 Spirit tail noted. Parked in middle bay.
(????) (Unknown) A320 – dark tail with not distinguishing logo
(5365) F-WWDT A320-232 Indigo tail with primer body. Towed out of general finishing hanger at about 3pm and replaced by 5371

5371 F-WW__ A320-214 Phillipine Airlines – painted tail and primer body. Towed at 14:45 into one of the 5 general finishing hangers, was not visible earlier in the morning.

Production line:
(5375) F-WW__ A320-232 Tiger Airways – noted at front of the A320 production line tailless – but with a Tiger Airways tail positioned next to the aircraft on a trolley.
Unknown tailless A320 in second position.
(5379) F-WW__ A320-214 Garuda Citilink – noted in third position on production line with a painted tail.
Unknown tailed A320 in 4th position nearest Auch dual carriage way. Last digit of msn believed to be 4

Unknown fully painted Air Asia A320 noted at the same time as 5325 and 5344 in the hanger also used for ATR production.

Toulouse Flightline 10th October 2012 - Part 1

A330/340

1354 F-WWCT 330-202 Alitalia full colours l’Abreuvoir terminal side JP on tail. To be EI-EJP
1349 F-WWCO 330-343E Cathay Pacific full colours l’Abreuvoir terminal side. To be B-LAQ
1348 F-WWCN 330-343E Thai Airways full colours l’Abreuvoir terminal side. To be HS-TBE
894 F-WWTH 340-542 All white with red engines

1351 F-WWCQ 330-302E Jet Airway Full colours l’Abreuvoir plant side. To be VT-JWR
1350 F-WWCP 330-243F Yangtze River Express full colours l’Abreuvoir plant side

1355 F-WWCU 330-343E Swiss full colours, on old delivery centre terminal side. To be HB-JHM
House 346 terminal side
1358 F-WWCY 330-343E Hong Kong Airlines tail + primer body. On old delivery centre plant side. flew xxxx
1356 F-WWCV 330-343E Aeroflot full colours. On old delivery centre plant side

Outside production hall:

1363 F-WWKI A330-243 Primer with mainly primer tail. Engines attached
Poste 18A
1370 F-WWxx / VT-JWx A330-302E Jet Airways tail with primer body. Poste 18B
1368 F-WWxx / N330QT A330-243F Tampa Cargo tail with primer body. Poste 18C
1369 F-WWxx / B-LNx A330-343E Hong Kong Airlines tail with primer body. Poste 18D

Inside production hall:

1373 F-WWxx / B- A330-343E Air China – painted tail Poste 30D
1371 F-WWxx / VQ-Bxx A330-343E Aeroflot – Tail painted – Primer. Poste 30C
???? primer tail Poste 30B
(1372?) Skyteam tail Poste 30A (1372 was seen a few days later with a SkyTeam tail – due for China Eastern)
(1375?) China Eastern tail Poste 35A – (assumed as 1372 has a Skyteam tail)

1357 F-WWCX 330-343E Believed to be destined for Transasia.
1360 F-WWKA / F-Hxxx A330-343E XL Airways tail

925 F-WWKB 330-2xx Yellow long term primer in hanger H62
F-WWAI 340-3xx Airbus house

A380

095 F-WWSK A380-841HGW British Airways – tail painted with LEA primer body
122 F-WWSE A380-841 Thai Aiways
114 F-WWSG A380-841 Malaysia Airlines

115 No reg A380-861 Air France – no engines visible on right hand side, one engine on ground ready to be attached
113 F-WWSJ A380-861 Emirates to be A6-EEF. Two engines visible on right hand wing

126? A380-861 Korean Airlines – seen in body join (Poste 32A)
HZ-A10 ATR-42-600 Alpha Star
ATRs

Old Delivery Center
1021 ATR-72-600 F-WWLO / F-WKVE full Caribbean Airways colours (NTU?) – Both french regs worn with F-WKVE looking like a sticker over delivery reg. Parked terminal side.
(1030) ATR-72-600 F-WWEO / F-WKVF all white (Caribbean Airways NTU?) – Both french regs worn with F-WKVE looking like a sticker over delivery reg. Parked terminal side.
1047 ATR-72-600 PR-ATZ Azul – full colours. Parked terminal side.
1050 ATR-72-600 F-WWEV FlyBe Nordic – full colours – with ‘ATP’ on nose wheel door.Parked terminal side.

1049 ATR-72-600 F-WWEN Lao Airlines – full colours – parked plant side
1048 ATR-72-600 PK-WFY Wings – full colours – parked plant side

859 ATR-42-600 HZ-A10 Alpha Star. Noted carrying delivery registration and msn sticker but not F-WWLJ. Parked midfield with House ATR-72-600 and ATR-42-600

1068 Fuselage parked outside having arrived between 11:00 and 14:00

Right handside production hanger.

1061 ATR-72-600 primer with wings and wheels but no engines – believed destined for Uniair
1067 ATR-72-600 fuslage section with wheels but no wings.

Left handside prodution hanger
1051 F-WWEJ ATR-72-600 Air New Zealand Express All Blacks colour scheme. ‘VA’ written above cockpit windows
1058 F-WW__ ATR-72-600 primer – believed destined for Skywest/Virgin Austrailia
(1053) F-WW__ ATR-72-600 Virgin Australia colours
(1052) F-WW__ ATR-72-600 Azul full colours
1001 F-WW__ ATR-42-600 Precision Air

Air France Industries

TU-TSB Airbus A319-100 Air Cote d’Ivoire

Selected Visitors

D-COBI Cessna 560XL
EC-LPN Canadair CRJ-1000 Air Nostrum / Iberia Regional
EI-STB Boeing 737-476 Air Contractors
F-GIUA Boeing 747-400F Air France Cargo
F-GIUC Boeing 747-400F Air France Cargo
F-HBPP Cessna 525B
G-EZWC Airbus A320-214 Easyjet
G-MAJW Jetstream 41 Eastern Airways
OO-JBG Boeing 737-8K5(WL) JetairFly
TC-KZC Airbus A300B4-103F ULS Cargo Airlines
N166WC Bombardier Challenger 300

Wednesday 27/06/2012 (09:05-22:10L)

A380-841 MSN 0094 F-WWAV MH

ZIEGLER DC apron [18:36] 27/06/2012.

J.L. LAGARDERE flight line 27/06/2012.

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157629013912379/

The usual disclaimers apply. Brackets indicate assumed reg. from intelligence. No brackets = positive sighting. All times are French local.

All frames parked-up, unless noted.

Wednesday 27/06/2012 (09:05-22:10L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001 320-211 F-WWBA Airbus S.A.S. Now with ‘Sharklets’ re-installed. St. Martin du Touch apron.
[0659 320-232 F-WWDB DLR – Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt. Not seen.]

5098 320-214/W F-WWIQ House colours. St. Martin du Touch apron. Departed on a test flight at 09:30, landing back at 12:16.
5175 320-214 A9C-AQ Gulf Air, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
5182 320-232 F-WWBG Qatar Airways, full colours. Complete, with engines installed. Station Carburant’. No wing fences, and orange test drogue housing installed on tip of tail fin. Believed to be the lead IAE V2500 Sharklets validation airframe.
5185 320-232 B-6898 Beijing Capital Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
5189 320-214 B-LPD Hong Kong Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
5190 320-232 VT-IEX IndiGo Air, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
5194 320-232 F-WWIG Basic Tiger Airways colours (i.e. all-white fuselage, no titles and standard Tiger Airways tail). Rolled out of DC hangar by 10:40. Seen again during the afternoon on the rear DC ramp, now with delivery registration: RP-C6320. Believed destined for SEAir.
5196 320-232 F-WWIP Wizz Air, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Moved off the DC stand at 10:40, to BIKINI for engine run-ups? and back to original DC stand by 12:20. Noted later in the afternoon now wearing delivery registration: HA-LWQ.
5202 320-232 F-WWIY China Southern Airlines, full colours. Arrived ex-XFW at 22:05 as ‘AIB02IY.
5211 320-232 F-WWBN Jetstar Airways, full colours. A320 flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5215 320-216 F-WWBC Indonesia AirAsia, full colours. A320 flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5218 320-232 F-WWBD Tiger Airways Australia, full colours. Complete, with engines installed. Station Carburant’.
5220 320-214 F-WWBK Lucky Air, full (new) colours. Complete, with engines installed. Station Carburant’.
5225 320-232 F-WWBO China Southern Airlines, full colours. A320 General Finishing.
5240 320-214 F-WWBT Standard (green) primer with full TAM Airlines tail colours, engineless. Main apron at St. Martin du Touch.
5245 320-232 F-WWBY Jetstar Japan, full colours. A320 General Finishing.

A320-232 MSN 5185 B-6898 JD

Additional frames which could not be read off:
5223 320-214 [F-WWBM] Saudi Arabian Airlines Appeared on St. Martin du Touch ramp after dusk. Had full (including decal) tail colours but with an all-white rudder. Fuselage could not be seen from the terminal area.
5248 320-232 [F-WWDC] Thai Smile, full colours. A320 General Finishing.
5250 320-214 [F-WWDK] Standard primer with full Cebu Pacific Airlines tail colours. A320 FAL.
..a further two aircraft were seen on the A320 FAL but neither had their tail attached.

Components:
5260 320-214 Front and rear sections near the A320 FAL. Believed to be destined for Hong Hong Airlines.
5264 320-214 Rear section, on transportation jigs outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for Hong Hong Airlines.
5270 320-232 Front section, on transportation jigs outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for Jetstar Airways.
..a further two front sections were also present, but could not be identified.

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre

A330/340 family
0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus S.A.S. Vendee apron.
0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus S.A.S. C63 hangar.

0886 340-542 F-WWTG Full Kingfisher Airlines colours. Towed ex-C63 hangar at 09:50 to l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side, and parked.
0894 340-542 F-WWTH All white colours with red engines. C63 hangar.
0925 330-203 F-WWKB Low visibility (grey) scheme. Belly fairing removed. C63 hangar.
1315 330-343E F-WWKE Virgin Atlantic Airways, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Noted again at dusk, now wearing delivery registration: G-VNYC.
1321 330-202 F-WWKM All-white colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side. Departed at 16:45 on a test flight.
1322 330-243 F-WWTI Hong Kong Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1323 330-343E F-WWTJ Aeroflot, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1324 330-243 B-5902 China Eastern Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Departed on delivery at 15:50 as ‘MU0789’ TLS-PVG.
1325 330-343E F-WWTL Hainan Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
1326 330-323E F-WWTM Asiana Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1328 330-343E F-WWTO Aeroflot, full colours. Named ‘V. BRUMEL’ l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1329 330-343E F-WWTP Standard (green) primer with all-white tail. A330 General Finishing, Poste 20F. Believed to be destined for Virgin Atlantic Airways.
1330 330-243 F-WWTQ Air China, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side. Departed on a test flight at 14:31, landing back at 17:16.
1331 330-243 F-WWTR China Eastern Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1332 330-243F F-WWTS Standard (green) primer with full MNG Airlines tail and engine colours. ‘Stations 18’. Re-positioned to l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side by 18:00.
1334 330-243 MRTT F-WWTV (Orange) storage primer. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side. Believed to be destined for the Royal Air Force.
1335 330-223 ‘F-WW’ Standard (green) primer with full China Southern tail colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1340 330-323E F-WWCE Standard (green) primer with full Asiana Airlines tail and engine colours. A330 General Finishing, Poste 20E.
1344 330-243F F-WWCJ Standard (green) primer with full Turkish Airlines tail. Rolled out of ADER FAL, swapping places with on ‘Stations 18’ with MSN 1348.
1345 330-343E ‘F-WW’ Standard (green) primer with full Aeroflot tail colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1347 330-323E [F-WW??] Standard (green) primer with (old, ‘new’) Malaysia Airlines tail colours. ADER FAL, Poste 30C.
1348 330-343E ‘F-WW’ Standard (green) primer with unpainted tail. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’. Very unfinished, i.e. no radome or winglets. Had gone by early afternoon, presumably swapping places on the ADER FAL with MSN 1344 into Poste ‘30A’. Believed to be destined for Thai Airways International.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
1327 330-202 [F-WWTN] Alitalia, full colours. Hangared.
1338 330-343E [F-WWCB] Standard (green) primer with unpainted tail. Believed to be destined for Thai Airways International. General Finishing, Poste ‘20D’.
1342 330-243 [F-WW??] Standard (green) primer, tail could not be seen. Believed to be destined for Avianca. ADER FAL, Poste 30D.
1346 330-302 [F-WW??] Standard (green) primer with unpainted tail. Beleived to be destined for China Airlines. ADER FAL, Poste 30B.

Components:

[13:49] MSN 0096 back on stand after making her first flight [11:40-12:10].

A380
[0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]
0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus S.A.S. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30C. No. 1 removed, No. 2 could not be seen, No. 3 was complete and No. 4 had nacelle removed.
0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus S.A.S. Airbus development flight line.

0078 380-841 9M-MNA Malaysia Airlines, full A380 ‘Celebration’ colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A13. Moved to ZIEGLER DC wash station at c. 14:50. Noted at 15:10 with a film crew in attendance (on a scissor-lift) taking close-up footage. Moved to the ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side, c. 16:00.
0094 380-841 F-WWAV Standard (green) primer with full (A380 ‘Celebration’) Malaysia Airlines tail and (white) engine colours. All four engines installed. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30B.
0096 380-861 F-WWAP Standard (green) primer with full Korean Air tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A12. Departed on (first?) test flight at 11:40, landing back at 12:15. Noted later back on A12, undergoing engine inspections.
0100 380-841 F-WWAT Standard (green) primer with full Thai Airways International tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A17.
0101 380-861 F-WWAG Emirates Airline, full colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A16.
0110 380-861 F-WWAE Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A14.
0111 380-861 F-WWAQ Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A19.
0112 380-861 F-WWAU Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A18.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
0081 380-841 [F-WWAJ] Malaysia Airlines, basic ‘new’/A380 colours, i.e. without decals. LAGARDERE FAL, non-tour side.

MSN 0078 at the DC Wash Station for filming [1/3].

Components:

A400M

ATR Plant

‘La Raquette’ (ATR DC), terminal-side:
89 72-600 F-WWEY Full house scheme.
1030 72-600 F-WWEO All-white colours (was Air Jamaica full colours)
1031 72-600 F-WWEP Primer with all-white tail colours. Customer unknown.
..a 72-600 in full Royal Air Maroc colours was noted here by 20:50. Believed to be MSN 1034 F-WWES.

La Raquette’ (ATR DC), plant-side:
1033 72-600 F-WWER Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, full colours.

St. Martin du Touch, ATR flight line:
1021 72-600 F-WWLO Caribbean Airlines, full colours.
1027 72-600 PR-ATQ Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, full colours.

Rear of St. Martin du Touch, close to hangars:

ATR FAL:
1037 72-212A [F-WW??] UTAir (Ukraine?) (tail was not visible) full colours.
1049 72-600 Fuselage barrel, no wings or tail attached.
..a further 3-5 fuselage barrels were noted on jigs awaiting tail and wings.
..two complete airframes were also noted in primer with all-white tails.

ATR hangar (old A300 hall):
989 72-600 [F-WWLP] Caribbean Airlines, full colours.
993 72-600 [F-WWLS] Caribbean Airlines, full colours.
997 72-600 [F-WWLV] Caribbean Airlines, full colours.
1025 72-600 [F-WWLR] Virgin Australia, full colours.
1034 72-600 [F-WWES] Royal Air Maroc, full colours.
1035 72-600 [F-WWET] Royal Air Maroc, full colours.
1036 72-212A [F-WW??] UTAir Ukraine, full colours.

[Blagnac] GA ramp:

1032 72-600 F-WWEQ Air Nostrum/IBERIAregional, full colours. Landed at 18:02

Latecoere Aeroservices
396 ATR 72-202 PR-AZV ‘La Ville Rose’ Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, full ‘Femama’ (cancer awareness) colours. Intact, gate area.
520 ATR 42-500 F-GPYM Air France by Airlinair, full colours. Storage ramp, receiving attention.
562 ATR 72-212A EC-HJI Air Nostrum/IBERIAregional full colours. Storage ramp, receiving attention.

1068 319-112 F-GYFM All-white, ex CCM Airlines. Front apron, now ‘cocooned’.
1145 319-112 F-GYJM All-white, ex CCM Airlines. Front apron, towed to rear storage apron late morning.

Additional frames which could not read-off/tied-up:

Air Formation
036 ATR 42-320 OY-JRJ Danish Air Transport, full colours. Hangared.
145 ATR 72-201 F-GVZG All-white colours. Hangared, then rolled out at 15:35 and towed to Blagnac GA terminal late afternoon.
369 ATR 72-212A N369AT American Eagle Airlines Inc., full colours. Hangared.
494 ATR 72-212A N494AE American Eagle Airlines Inc., full colours. Hangared.

Air France Industries
2213 319-115LR F-GRXG Air Côte d’Ivoire, full colours. Main ramp.
2228 319-115LR F-GRXH all-white colours, main apron. Main ramp, then into AFI paint hall during the morning.

Paint Hangar:
Closed.

Aero Technique Espace (ATE) paint shop
320 bay:
5228 320-232 F-WWBQ (left-hand side)/RP-C5319 (right-hand side). All-white colours, engineless. Rolled out at 18:30 and towed to St. Martin du Touch. Believed to be destined for Tiger Airways/SEAir.

ATR bay:
Closed.

Selected visitors
D-AEBK E95 DLH
D-ASTZ 319 GMI
EC-JTS CR9 ANE
EC-LRS 319 VLG
EI-DRJ CR9 ADH
F-GIXS 733 FPO
F-GPYD AT5 RLA
F-HBXJ E70 RAE
G-CELR 733 EXS
G-EZFU 319 EZY
G-EZFV 319 EZY
G-EZII 319 EZY
G-EZIK 319 EZY
G-EZTD 320 EZY
G-EZUC 320 EZY
OO-JAA 73H JAF
OO-TAJ 146 TAY
OY-SRG 76F SRR
TC-JPO 320 THY
5N-BCO Be9D OLA

EC-INJ Citation 501
F-GJOB Citation 551
F-GNCP Citation 550
F-GNSC Beech 58
F-GPLA SN600
F-GPLK Beech C90B
F-HADH Da5
F-HBRU Beech 200
F-HEXP SR22

N770TK PA-46-350P
N797CX Citation 750
OO-GOA Rockwell 690A
VP-CSM Jetstar

158 (Coded 62-IR) Cn235 Armee de l’Air

A380spotter.

Wednesday 23/05/2012 (08:55-17:30L)

J.L. LAGARDERE flight line 23/05/2012.

[09:45] ..MSN 5166 first engine run [4/5].

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157629013900187/

The usual disclaimers apply. Brackets indicate assumed reg. from intelligence. No brackets = positive sighting. All times are French local.

All frames parked-up, unless noted.

A320-232 MSN 5132 N614NK NK

Wednesday 23/05/2012 (08:55-17:30L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001 320-211 F-WWBA Airbus S.A.S. Now minus ‘Sharklets’ with standard ‘CEO’ wing fences re-installed. St. Martin du Touch apron. Departed at 09:34 as ‘AIB32BA’ TLS-TLS, landing back at 14:20.
[0659 320-232 F-WWDB DLR – Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt. Not seen.]

5098 320-214/W F-WWIQ All-white colours. St. Martin du Touch apron. Towed to ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side, stand at 11:25. Noted back at St. Martin du Touch by 14:30.
5132 320-232 N614NK Spirit Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
5145 320-232 JA02JJ Jetstar Japan, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
5147 320-214 F-WWBR Air Hong Kong, full colours. Inside open hangar ‘M96’.
5149 320-216 9M-AQM AirAsia, full colours. 100th AirAsia A320. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
5163 320-214 F-WWDI Interjet, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5166 320-214 F-WWDJ Peach Aviation, full colours. Apron, St. Martin du Touch. Towed into BIKINI engine test cell at 09:30 for first engine run ups. No. 2 engine started at 09:44, No. 1 at 09:46.
5167 320-214 F-WWBV S7 Airlines, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5168 320-232 F-WWDM China Southern Airlines, full colours. Station Carburant, then to flight line St. Martin du Touch by 14:20.
5172 320-214 F-WWDP Lucky Air, full (new) colours. ‘6943’ on nosewheel doors = B-6943. ‘Complete, with engines installed. Station Carburant’.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
5182 320-232 [F-WWBG?] Glimpsed in part-open General Finishing hangar.
5184? 320-214 [F-WW??] Standard (green) primer with full TAM Airlines tail colours. Noted under tow at St. Martin du Touch c. 14:20 and out of sight.
5190 320-232 [F-WW??] Glimpsed in part-open General Finishing hangar.

3 airframes were seen on the open A320 FAL, one had a full colours Wizz Air tail [5196?] the others were tailless.

Components:
5215 320-216 Front and rear sections, on transportation jigs outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for Indonesia AirAsia.
..a further set (front and rear sections were also present, but could not be identified.

A320-232 MSN 5145 JA02JJ GK

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre
4768 319-111 VP-CMJ All-white colours. Noted in open hangar.

A330/340 family
0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus S.A.S. C63 hangar.
0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus S.A.S. Vendee apron.

0886 340-542 F-WWTG Full Kingfisher Airlines colours. Towed ex-GF area at 09:50 to l’Abreuvoir and parked.
[0894 340-542 F-WWTH All white colours with red engines. Not seen.]
[0925 330-203 (MRTT) F-WWKB Low visibility (grey) scheme. Not seen.]
1175 330-243F F-WWKT Yangtze River Express, full colours. Engine covers on. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Temporary storage?
1313 330-202 F-WWYM Alitalia, full colours. Named ‘IL TINTORETTO’. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Left DC and taxiied to compass bay (near Airbus Development Flight Line), returning to original position at the DC at 11:35.
1314 330-343E F-WWKD Lufthansa, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Taxiied off the DC and entered BIKINI engine test cell at 09:35 for engine runs. Arrived back at original position at the DC at 10:50.
1316 330-243 F-WWKJ Hawaiian Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side. Noted in BIKINI performing engine run-ups at 14:45.
1317 330-342E F-WWKR Cathay Pacific, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side. Departed at 15:30 on test flight, landing back at 16:43.
1318 330-323E F-WWYI Full (old, ‘new’) Malaysia Airlines colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1319 330-243 F-WWTE Virgin Australia, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1320 330-243F F-WWTG Air Hong Kong full (revised) colours. ‘LNW’ on nosewheel doors = B-LNW. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1325 330-343E F-WWTL Standard (green) primer with full Hainan Group tail and engine colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side. Believed to be destined for Hainan Airlines.
1329 330-343E F-WWTP Standard (green) primer with all-white tail colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’. Believed to be destined for Virgin Atlantic.
1331 330-243 [test reg. yet to be applied] Standard (green) primer with full China Eastern tail and winglet colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1332 330-243F [test reg. yet to be applied] Standard (green) primer with full MNG Airlines tail colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1333 330-243 [F-WW??] Standard (green) primer, tail could not be seen. ADER FAL, Poste 30D. Believed to be destined for Air China.
1337 330-323E F-WWTZ Primer with (old, ‘new’) Malaysia Airlines tail colours. Rolled-out of FAL (Poste 30A) during the morning, no winglets, radome or belly fairing. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
1312 330-243 MRTT [F-WWYF] (Orange) storage primer. ZIEGLER DC, hangar.

1335 330-223 [F-WW??] Standard (green) primer with full China Southern tail colours. ADER FAL, Poste 30C?
13?? 330- [F-WW??] Standard (green) primer, tail could not be seen. ADER FAL, body-join, Poste 35A.

..plus an unknown all-white A330-200 was glimpsed in hangar ‘C63’.

Components:

A380-861 MSN 0096 F-WWAP KE

A380
0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus S.A.S. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation. Taxiied out at 10:35. Seen again departing at 15:25 as ‘AIB92OW’.
0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus S.A.S. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A14.
0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus S.A.S. Vendee apron.

0093 380-841 F-WWAN Standard (green) primer with full Thai Airways International tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A17.
0096 380-861 F-WWAP Standard (green) primer with full Korean Air tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A16.
0108 380-861 F-WWSI Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A18.
0110 380-861 F-WWAE Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A19.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
0078 380-841 [F-WWSU/9M-MNA] Malaysia Airlines, basic ‘new’/A380 colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.

Components:

A400M
[01 F-WWMT Not seen.]
003 F-WWMS Airbus Development flight line. Departed at 09:54 as ‘AIB26MS’.
[004 EC-404 Not seen.]

ATR Plant

‘La Raquette’ (ATR DC), terminal-side:
811 42-600 F-WWLY Full house scheme.
997 72-600 F-WWLV Caribbean Airlines, full colours.
1022 72-600 PR-PDA Passaredo Linhas Aéreas, full colours.
1023 72-600 F-WWLQ Air Nostrum/IBERIAregional, full colours.

La Raquette’ (ATR DC), plant-side:
1021 72-600 F-WWLO Caribbean Airlines, full colours.
1029 72-212A F-WWEL Primer with all-white tail colours. Believed to be destined for UTair Aviation.

St. Martin du Touch, ATR flight line:
989 72-600 F-WWLP Caribbean Airlines, full colours.
993 72-600 F-WWLS Caribbean Airlines, full colours. Noted being towed to the flight line ex. Raquette area at 14:35.

Rear of St. Martin du Touch, close to hangars:
1032 72-600 F-WWEQ Air Nostrum/IBERIAregional, full colours.

ATR FAL:

ATR hangar (old A300 hall):
102? 72-600 (F-WWL?) AZUL Linhas Aéreas, full colours.

[Blagnac] GA ramp:
1024 72-212A PK-WFW Wings Abadi Air, full colours. Departed on test flight at 11:25, landing back at 14:47 and back to GA ramp. Departed later that afternoon on the first-leg of its delivery flight, routing TLS-PFO.

Latecoere Aeroservices
025 ATR 42-312 5N-BCS Overland Airways, full colours. Outside Airformation hangar.
396 ATR 72-202 PR-AZV ‘La Ville Rose’ Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, full ‘Femama’ (cancer awareness) colours. Intact, gate area.

1068 319-112 F-GYFM All-white, ex CCM Airlines. Front apron.
1145 319-112 F-GYJM All-white, ex CCM Airlines. Front apron.
30684/1689 737-8Q8 F-WTAD Malév Hungarian Airlines (member of oneworld) full colours. Partially inside main hangar.

Additional frames which could not read-off/tied-up:
2 additional ATRs were noted on the rear storage ramp: an all-white ATR 72 and a mostly-white ATR 42.

Air Formation

Air France Industries
2213 319-115LR [F-GRXG] Air Côte d’Ivoire fcs (rear of AFI hangar).
3065 319-115LR F-GRXN Air France DEDICATE, full old colours, main apron.

Paint Hangar:
Closed.

Aero Technique Espace (ATE) paint shop
320 bay:
Closed.

ATR bay:
Closed.

Selected visitors
D-ASTY 319 GMI
EC-JYX 320 VLG
EC-LJR CRX ANE
EC-LJS CRX ANE
F-GZTB 733 FPO
F-HBNH 320 AFR
F-HBXC E70 RAE
F-HMLA CRX BZH
G-EZAX 319 EZY
G-EZBH 319 EZY
G-EZEV 319 EZY
G-EZIX 319 EZY
G-EZTG 320 EZY
G-EZTZ 320 EZY
OO-JBV 73H JAF
OO-TAS 146 TAY
OY-SRI 76F SRR
PH-EZR E90 KLC
S5-AAS 320 ADR
TC-JKO 73W THY

F-GGNO TB-20

A380spotter.

Wednesday 28/03/2012 (09:00-22:10L)

A320-214 MSN 5072 F-WWDK JD

A330-243 MSN 1293 F-WWYU DJ

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157629013871887/with/6888959484/

The usual disclaimers apply. Brackets indicate assumed reg. from intelligence. No brackets = positive sighting. All times are French local.

All frames parked-up, unless noted.

Wednesday 28/03/2012 (09:00-22:10L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001 320-211/W F-WWBA Airbus S.A.S. St. Martin du Touch apron. Departed at 14:27 as ‘AIB03BA’ TLS-TLS.
[0659 320-232 F-WWDB DLR – Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt. Not seen.]

5053 320-232 B-6875 China Eastern Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear. Departed at 13:47 as ‘MU0299’ TLS-SVX-PVG on delivery.
5 063 320-214 B-6892 China Eastern Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
5072 320-214 F-WWDK Beijing Capital Airlines, ZIEGLER DC, rear.
5074 321-231 A9C-CB Gulf Air, full colours. Vendee ramp.
5075 320-232 F-WWIB Wizz Air, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
5080 320-232 F-WWIF IndiGo Air, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Departed at 14:29. Noted at rear of ZIEGLER DC by 18:40.
5098 320-214 F-WWIQ All-white colours. Complete, with engines installed, but minus both wing-fences. Flight testing probe attached to top of tail-fin. Understood to be the initial production ‘Sharklets’ retrofit proof of concept airframe. ‘Station Carburant’.
5102 320-214 F-WWIS StarFlyer, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5106 320-214 F-WWIU S7 Airlines, full colours. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
5108 320-214 F-WWIV Spring Airlines, full colours. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
5112 320-214 F-WWIK Standard (green) primer with full GoAir tail and engine colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Taxied out at 09:42 and not seen again during the day.
5127 320-232 F-WWDT Standard (green) primer with full Qatar Airways tail colours. Engineless. St. Martin du Touch.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
5132 320-232 [F-WW??] Standard (green) primer with full Spirit Airlines tail colours. Engineless. St. Martin du Touch.

Components:
5149 320-216 Front and rear sections, on transportation jigs outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for Indonesia AirAsia.
5153 320-216 Front section (only), on transportation jig outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for AirAsia group.
..a further two front sections were also present, but could not be identified.

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre
4024 ACJ319-115X F-WHUF All-white Parked outside.
4470 ACJ319-115X 9H-ALX Comlux Malta, full colours. Parked outside.
..another all-white ACJ, was also parked outside.

[09:23] ..MSN 1310 positions from paint shop to general finishing bay [2/3].

A330/340 family
0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus S.A.S. Vendee ramp.
[0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]

[0886 340-542 F-WWTG Full Kingfisher Airlines colours. Not seen.]
[0894 340-542 F-WWTH All white colours with red engines.Not seen.]
0925 330-203 (MRTT) F-WWKB Low visibility (grey) scheme. Engineless, Vendee.
1175 330-243F F-WWKT Yangtze River Express, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1180 330-223F F- WWYR MASkargo, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1292 330-343E F-WWYQ Lufthansa, full colours. ‘KP’ fin i.d. = D-AIKP. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1293 330-243 F-WWYU Virgin Australia, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Noted in BIKINI performing engine run-ups at 08:55. Left BIKINI and to rear of ZIEGLER DC by 10:10. Taxied out at 17:35 and departed shortly after, landing back at 19:27 and back to DC.
1296 330-343E F-WWKF Virgin Atlantic, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.
1297 330-223 B-6542 China Southern Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1299 330-343E VQ-BMX Aeroflot Russian Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1301 330-343E F-WWYL Aeroflot Russian Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1302 330-243 F-WWYO Hawaiian Airlines, full colours. Towed, ex. General Finishing to l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side, at 09:05.
1303 330-243 F-WWYS China Eastern Airlines, full colours. Noted in BIKINI performing engine run-ups at 08:55. Seen again taxiing ex. Compass Bay to ‘l’Abreuvoir, plant-side at 11:25.
1304 330-243 F-WWYT Air China, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1305 330-343E F-WWYV Lufthansa, full colours. ‘KQ’ fin i.d. = D-AIKQ. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1307 330-343E F-WWYX Turkish Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1310 330-243 F-WWKN Hawaiian Airlines, full colours. Towed, engineless, from paint hall into General Finishing bay at 09:26.
1312 330-243 MRTT F-WWYF All-primer, with unpainted tail. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1319 330-243 F-WWTE Standard (green) primer with full Virgin Australia tail and winglet colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
1320 330-243F Believed to be destined for Yangtze River Express. ADER FAL, Poste 30A.
1321 330-343E Believed to be destined for AirAsia X. ADER FAL, Poste 30B or C.
1322 330-243 Believed to be destined for Hong Kong Airlines. ADER FAL, Poste 30B or C.

Components:

A380-861 MSN 0109 F-WWSN EK

A380
[0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]
0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus S.A.S. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A14.
[0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]

0079 380-841 F-WWST Singapore Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Departed at 15:12. Noted back on DC, in original position, by 21:50.
0106 380-861 F-WWAS Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A12.
0107 380-861 F-WWSD Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A19.
0108 380-861 F-WWSI Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A15.
0109 380-861 F-WWSN Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A18.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:

A400M
001 F-WWMT Airbus Development flight line. Seen exiting BIKINI after engine run-ups at 11:55.
002 F-WWMS Airbus Development flight line. Departed at 14:00 as ‘AIB11MS’, landing back at 17:38.
004 EC-404 Airbus Development flight line. Departed at 10:09 as ‘AIB22C4’, performing a missed approach at 10:40 and landing back at 11:35.

ATR Plant

‘La Raquette’ (ATR DC), terminal-side :
098 72-600 F-WWEY Full house scheme.
811 42-600 F-WWLY Full house scheme.

993 72-600 F-WWLS Caribbean Airlines, full colours.
997 72-600 F-WWLV Caribbean Airlines, full colours. Seen taxiing out 11:50 for engine run-ups.

La Raquette’ (ATR DC), plant-side :
989 72-600 9Y-TTC Caribbean Airlines , full colours. Taxiied out to compass bay at 09:25.
994? 72-212A UR-UTH UTair Aviation, full colours.
996 72-600 PR-ATJ Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, full colours.

St. Martin du Touch, ATR flight line :

Rear of St. Martin du Touch, close to hangars :
999 72-600 [F-WWL?] Air Nostrum/IBERIAregional, full colours.
1024 72-212A [F-WWE?] Wings Abadi Air, full colours. Tailless, and minus props.

ATR FAL :
1023 72-600 F-WWLQ Air Nostrum/IBERIAregional, full colours.

ATR hangar (old A300 hall) :
995 72-600 [F-WWLT] Air Nostrum/IBERIAregional, full colours.
998 72-600 (F-WWLW) TRIP Linhas Aéreas, full colours.

'La Ville Rose'.

Latecoere Aeroservices
025 ATR 42-312 5N-BCS Overland Airways, full colours. Main gate area, props and other parts missing.
145 ATR 72-201 F-GVZG Airlinair (all-white colours). Intact, rear apron, receiving attention.
177 ATR 72-202 F-GKPD Airlinair (all-white colours) Taxiied out and departed at 14:30.
396 ATR 72-202 PR-AZV ‘La Ville Rose’ Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, full ‘Femama’ (cancer awareness) colours. Intact, rear apron.

1937 A320-214 I-EEZE Eurofly, full colours. Engineless and minus main gear doors and other parts. Front apron,

30684/1689 737-8Q8 F-WTAD Malév Hungarian Airlines (member of oneworld) full colours. Intact with engines and APU sealed, cockpit windows taped over. Front apron.

Additional frames which could not read-off/tied-up:

Air Formation

797 ATR 72-212A EI-REP Aer Arran: Aer Lingus Regional, full colours. Departed at 09:27.

Air France Industries
505 A330-243 5B-DBS Air Europa, full colours. Seen outside undergoing seat re-configuration (seats on scissor-lifts). Towed out to BIKINI engine test cell for engine run-ups at 16:50. Had left the test cell by 20:00.

Paint Hangar:
Closed.

Aero Technique Espace (ATE) paint shop
320 bay :
Closed.

ATR bay :
Closed.

Selected visitors
D-ASTY 319 GMI
D-ASTZ 319 GMI
EC-LAA 320 VLG
EC-LOX CRJ-X ANE
F-GLND Be9 TJT
F-GUME Be9 TJT
F-HBLD E90 RAE
F-HBLI E90 RAE
F-OSYD 77W REU
G-EZBO 319 EZY
G-EZDM 319 EZY
G-EZFZ 319 EZY
G-EZTH 320 EZY
G-EZUF 320 EZY
OO-JAH 73H JAF opf JFU
RA-76503 il76 VDA

D-EEAS Cessna P.210N
F-GBIX Robin DR.400

R-214 (coded ‘64-GN’) C-160R Armee de l’Air

A380spotter.

Wednesday 29/02/2012 (11:00-21:55L)

[17:44] 'CZ0138' TLS-PEK delivery flight [5/8].

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157629487252385/

The usual disclaimers apply. Brackets indicate assumed reg. from intelligence. No brackets = positive sighting. All times are French local.

All frames parked-up, unless noted.

Wednesday 29/02/2012 (11:00-21:55L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001 320-211/W F-WWBA Airbus S.A.S. St. Martin du Touch apron. Departed at 15:28 as ‘AIB81BA’ TLS-TLS performing a missed approach at 16:38 before landing back at 17:31.
0659 320-232 F-WWDB DLR – Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt. St. Martin du Touch apron. Departed at 14:57 as ‘AIB48DB’.

3865 319-112 D-ABGS Air Berlin, full colours. Apron, St. Martin du Touch.

5006 320-214 B-6865 Tianjin Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
5031 320-214 VQ-BRD S7 Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
5034 320-214 F-WWIP Virgin America, full colours. Arrived at 11:38 as ‘AIB03IP’ TLS-TLS and to ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Noted during the afternoon now with delivery registration: N853VA.
5037 320-214 HB-JLR Swiss International Air Lines, full colours but minus (new style) titles. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Departed 15:50 as ‘LX5201’ TLS-ZRH on delivery.
5039 320-232 F-WWDG Jetstar Pacific, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Re-positioned to ZIEGLER DC, plant-side, before 16:40.
5042 320-232 F-WWDO Spirit Airlines, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5047 320-214 F-WWDQ Primer with China Eastern tail and radome colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Departed at 15:39 as ‘AIB03DQ’ TLS-TLS, landing back at 17:09.
5050 320-233 F-WWDY Silk Air, full colours. Arrived at 21:55 as ‘AIB02DY’ XFW-TLS on ferry flight.
5058 320-214 F-WWBG Virgin America, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5060 320-232 F-WWBQ JetBlue. full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Departed at 15:10 as ‘AIB01BQ’ on first flight and ferry TLS-XFW. Performed a missed approach at 16:08.
5063 320-214 F-WWBT Standard (green) primer with full China Eastern Airlines tail colours. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
5067 320-214 F-WWBX Cebu Pacific Air, full colours. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
5069 320-214 F-WWDC Swiss International Air Lines, full colours but minus new-style titles. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
5076 320-232 F-WWBY IndiGo Air, full colours. Inside A320 General Finishing.
5080 320-232 F-WWIF Standard (green) primer with full IndiGo Air tail colours. Engineless. St. Martin du Touch apron
5084 320-214 F-WWII Air France, full colours. Inside A320 General Finishing.
5086 320-214 F-WWIJ SriLankan Airlines, full colours. Inside A320 General Finishing.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
5072 320-214 (F-WWDK) Beijing Capital Airlines, full colours. Noted about to roll out of open paint shop near Airbus Corporate Jet Centre.

Components:
5108 320-214 Rear section (only), plus wing set, on transportation jigs outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for Spring Airlines.
5112 320-214 Front section (only), on transportation jig outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for Go Air.

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre

A320-232 MSN 5039 F-WWDG BL

A330/340 family
0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus S.A.S. Vendee ramp.
0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus S.A.S. Noted under tow from Development flight line and out of sight c. 11:00.

[0886 340-542 F-WWTG Full Kingfisher Airlines colours. Not seen.]
0894 340-542 F-WWTH All white colours with red engines. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
0925 330-203 (MRTT) F-WWKB Low visibility (grey) scheme. Engineless, l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1175 330-243F F-WWKT Yangtze River Express, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1287 330-302E PH-AKA ‘Times Square – New York’ KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, plant-side. Departed at 17:54 as ‘KL7472’ TLS-AMS on delivery. Performed a wheels-down missed approach, and ‘wing-wave’ at 18:11.
1293 330-243 F-WWYU Virgin Australia, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side. Departed at 15:05 as ‘AIB02YU’ TLS-TLS, performing a missed approach at 17:17 and landing back at 17:35.
1294 330-303E F-WWKK KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1298 330-343E F-WWKG Turkish Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1299 330-343E F-WWKQ Aeroflot Russian Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1302 330-243 F-WWYO Hawaiian Airlines, full colours. ‘Stations 18’.
1305 330-343E F-WWYV Standard (green) primer with full Lufthansa tail colours. ‘KQ’ fin i.d. = D-AIKQ. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1308 330-202 F-WWKH Standard (green) primer with full Alitalia tail colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1309 330-223 F-WWKI Standard (green) primer with unpainted tail and China Southern Airlines winglet colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1310 330-243 (F-WW??) Standard (green) primer) with full Hawaiian Airlines tail colours. Inside big re-work hangar (C63) on ADER site.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:

A380-841 MSN 0087 F-WWAO TG

A380
0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus S.A.S. Airbus Development flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Departed at 11:53 as ‘AIB80OW’ TLS-TLS, landing back at 17:11.
0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus S.A.S. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A18.
[0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]

0054 380-841 B-6138 China Southern Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Departed at 17:44 as ‘CZ0138’ TLS-PEK on delivery.
0084 380-841 F-WWAD Standard (green) primer with full Malaysia Airlines tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A14.
0087 380-841 F-WWAO Standard (green) primer with full Thai Airways International tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A12. Pushed-back at 16:45, and taxiied out to enter BIKINI engine test cell at 17:10 for engine run ups. Taxiied out of BIKINI at 17:53 and back to LAGARDERE arriving back on stand A12 at 18:04.
0088 380-841 F-WWAR Standard (green) primer with full China Southern Airlines tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A19.
0093 380-841 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Thai Airways International tail colours. LAGARDERE FAL body-join, Poste 32A.
0106 380-861 F-WWAS Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A17.
0108 380-861 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail colours. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30A.
0109 380-861 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail colours. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30B. 2 engines on trolleys beside starboard wing. Noted performing rudder deflection tests at 14:40.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
0107 380-861 (unmarked?) Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail colours. LAGARDERE FAL.

Components:

A400M

ATR Plant

‘La Raquette’ (ATR DC), terminal-side:
098 72-600 F-WWEY Full house scheme.
811 42-600 F-WWLY Full house scheme.

970 72-600 F-WWLU Primer with all-white tail.
989 72-600 F-WWLP Caribbean Airlines, full colours. Noted having test registration sticker removed c. 11:20. Seen later with delivery registration 9Y-TTC.

La Raquette’ (ATR DC), plant-side:
992 72-600 PR-TKL TRIP Linhas Aéreas, full colours.
993 72-600 F-WWLS Caribbean Airlines, full colours. Noted in BIKINI engine test cell at 11:00 performing engine run-ups. Departed at 16:23.
994 72-212A F-WWEI UTair Aviation, full colours.

St. Martin du Touch, ATR flight line:

Rear of St. Martin du Touch, close to hangars:

ATR FAL:
1022 (unmarked) 72-600 Primer with all-white tail.

ATR hangar (old A300 hall):
996 72-600 (F-WWLU) Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, full colours.

Latecoere Aeroservices

Additional frames which could not read-off/tied-up:
A further two – tailess – ATR 72s were noted in the open production hall.

AIR FORMATION hangar 29/02/2012 [2].

Air Formation
025 ATR 42-312 5N-BCS Overland Airways, full colours. Inside open hangar.
369 ATR 72-212A N369AT American Eagle (tail logo partially painted out). Inside open hangar.
797 ATR 72-212A EI-REP Aer Arran: Aer Lingus Regional, full colours. Inside open hangar.

Air France Industries

Paint Hangar:
Closed.

Aero Technique Espace (ATE) paint shop
320 bay
Closed.

ATR bay
Closed.

Selected visitors
D-AEBB E95 CLH
D-ASTZ 319 GMI
EC-JXJ 319 VLG
F-GRPI AT7 CCM
F-GTAX 321 AFR
F-GUME Be9 TJT
F-HBLG E90 RAE
F-HBNA 320 AFR
F-HBNB 320 AFR
G-EZAT 319 EZY
G-EZAV 319 EZY
G-EZBK 319 EZY
G-EZBW 319 EZY
G-EZDE 319 EZY
G-EZGI 319 EZY
G-EZIO 319 EZY
G-EZTA 320 EZY
G-EZTR 320 EZY
G-EZTV 320 EZY
G-EZTY 320 EZY
OO-JAH 73H JAF opf JFU
SU-BPU 320 MSC
TC-JPT 320 THY

LX-LAA Learjet 45

312740 (coded ‘93-CL’) C-135FR Armee de l’Air (flying missed approaches)

A380spotter.

Wednesday 25/01/2012 (09:55-21:40L)

[14:59] ..approaching the LAGARDERE flight line under her own power for the first time.

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157629013833155/

The usual disclaimers apply. Brackets indicate assumed reg. from intelligence. No brackets = positive sighting. All times are French local.

All frames parked-up, unless noted.

Wednesday 25/01/2012 (09:55-21:40L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320-216 MSN 4989 RP-C8191 PQ

A320 family
0001 320-200/W F-WWBA Airbus S.A.S. St. Martin du Touch apron. Departed 15:45 on a test flight.
0659 320-232 F-WWDB DLR – Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt. St. Martin du Touch apron. Performed a number of test circuits, featuring touch and goes, during the afternoon.

4989 320-216 RP-C8191 AirAsia Philippines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
4993 320-214 F-WWBF Cebu Pacific Air, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
4996 320-232 F-WWBJ Spirit Airlines, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Noted at the ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side, before 17:00.
4999 320-214 F-WWBR Virgin America, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5008 320-214 F-WWDR Beijing Capital Airlines, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch.
5010 320-232 F-WWDX Qatar Airways, full colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Performed an RTO on 14R at 14:28, then back to flight line.
5011 320-232 F-WWIA All-white colours. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’. Believed to be destined for South African Airways.
5026 320-214 F-WWBK Standard (green) primer with S7 Airlines tail and engine colours. Flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Noted in BIKINI engine test cell performing engine run-ups c. 21:40.
5029 320-232 F-WWBN Spirit Airlines, full colours. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
5034 320-214 F-WWIP Standard (green) primer with Virgin America tail colours. Engineless, St. Martin du Touch apron.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
4991 320-214 (F-WWBB) Virgin America, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.

Components:
5058 320-214 Un-mated front and rear sections, plus wing set, on transportation jigs outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for Virgin America.
5060 320-232 Front section (only), on transportation jig outside Beluga unpack area. Believed to be destined for JetBlue.

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre
4768 ACJ319-115(X) VP-CMJ (All-white colours). Parked outside the main Airbus Corporate Jet hangar.

1240 ACJ330-243 ‘Prestige’ TC-TUR. Government of Turkey.

[13:28] ..naked A330 under tow to STTS for painting [2/6].

A330/340 family
[0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]
[0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]

0886 340-542 F-WWTG Full Kingfisher Airlines colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
0894 340-542 F-WWTH All white colours with red engines. Inside big re-work hangar (C63) on ADER site.
[0925 330-200 (MRTT) F-WWKB Low visibility (grey) scheme. Not seen.]
1164 330-223F 9M-MUC MASkargo, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1175 330-200F ‘F-WW’ Standard (green) primer with full Yangtze River Express tail colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.
1283 330-202 EI-EJL Alitalia, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
1284 330-343E F-WWYA Aeroflot Russian Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side, then to ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side, before 17:00.
1285 330-343E F-WWYE Cathay Pacific Airways, full colours. Noted in BIKINI performing engine run-ups c. 09:55. Seen leaving BIKINI at 11:15 and returning to l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1286 330-243 F-WWYH Hong Kong Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1287 330-302E F-WWYP KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1288 330-243 F-WWKL Garuda Indonesia, full colours. Towed out from the ADER plant to l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side, c. 10:05.
1290 330-343E F-WWKU Swiss International Air Lines, full colours but minus titles. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1291 330-243 F-WWYB China Eastern Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1292 330-343E F-WWYQ Lufthansa, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1299 330-343E (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Aeroflot Russian Airlines tail and winglet colours. Engineless. Towed out from the ADER plant to the STTS paint shop at Aéroconstellation c. 13:30.
1300 330-302E (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full KLM Royal Dutch Airlines tail colours. Engineless, ‘Stations 18’.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:

A380
[0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]
0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus S.A.S. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A14. Seen at 14:20 with starboard wing fence receiving attention. Seen again at 14:50 now minus its starboard wing fence.
[0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]

0092 380-841 F-WWSA Standard (green) primer with full Singapore Airlines tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘flight testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A12. Pushed-back at 10:15, towed out to BIKINI engine test cell and performed engine first start at 11:00. Taxied out via compass bay, returning to stand A12 at 15:00.
0105 380-861 F-WWAK Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A17.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:

A400M
001 F-WWMT Airbus Military Departed c. 10:10, landing back at 11:38.

ATR Plant
098 72-600 F-WWEY Full house scheme. La Raquette (ATR DC), terminal-side.
811 42-600 F-WWLY Full house scheme. La Raquette (ATR DC), terminal-side.

988 72-600 F-WWLO Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, full colours. Arrived 12:20.

St. Martin du Touch, ATR flight line:

Rear of St. Martin du Touch, close to hangars:

‘La Raquette’ (ATR DC) – plant-side:

ATR FAL:
Closed.

ATR hangar (old A300 hall):
Closed.
AIR FORMATION hangar 25/01/2012.

Latecoere Aeroservices
978 ATR 72-212A OY-CJU Nordic Aviation Capital A/S, all-white colours. Rear (storage) apron, receiving attention.
480 ATR 42-500 F-GPYB Airlinair, full colours. Rear (storage) apron. Noted performing engine run-ups during the late afternoon.

Additional frames which could not read-off/tied-up:

Air Formation
??? ATR 42-300 Overland Airways, full colours. Inside open hangar.
986 ATR 72-212A OY-CJV Nordic Aviation Capital A/S, all-white colours. Inside open hangar.

Air France Industries

Paint Hangar:
Closed.

Aero Technique Espace (ATE) paint shop
320 bay
Closed.

ATR bay
Closed.

Selected visitors
D-AEBI E95 CLH
D-ASTA 319 GMI
D-ASTZ 319 GMI
EC-JXJ 319 VLG (Parked-up all day)
EC-JZT CR9 ANE
EC-LJR CRX ANE
EI-DVR CR9 CYL
F-GRPX AT7 CCM
F-GRZJ CR7 BZH
F-HBND 320 AFR
F-HBNI 320 AFR
F-HBXB E70 RAE
F-ONOU 77W REU
G-EZAK 319 EZY
G-EZDE 319 EZY
G-EZIO 319 EZY
G-EZTA 320 EZY
G-EZTH 320 EZY
G-EZTV 320 EZY
G-MAJL J41 EZE
OO-JAF 73H JAF opf JFU
TC-JLT 319 THY

D-ILAM C. 525A
F-HLJP Premier 1

F-GLFS TB-20
F-GTQB TB-20 (overshoot on 14L)

103 (coded ‘XI’) TBM-700 Armee de l’Air
106 (coded ‘MN’) TBM-700 CEV

A380spotter.

Wednesday 21/12/2011 (10:05-21:45L)

[12:11] ..MS3330 TLS-CAI is rolling.

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/sets/72157628494599541/

The usual disclaimers apply. Brackets indicate assumed reg. from
intelligence. No brackets = positive sighting. All times are French local.

All frames parked-up, unless noted.

Wednesday 21/12/2011 (10:05-21:45L)

AIRBUS PLANT

A320 family
0001 320-200/W F-WWBA Airbus S.A.S. St. Martin du Touch apron.
0659 320-232 F-WWDB DLR – Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt. St. Martin du Touch apron.

4930 320-232 A7-AHQ Qatar Airways, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear. Departed 32L at 12:20 as QR3016 TLS-DOH, on delivery.
4942 320-214 PR-AVU Avianca Brasil, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
4948 320-214 N847VA Virgin America. ZIEGLER DC, rear.
4959 320-214 N848VA Virgin America, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side.
4980 320-216 F-WWIZ Thai AirAsia, full ‘billboard’ Skytrax WORLD’S BEST LOW COST AIRLINE colours. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
4983 320-214 F-WWIH Spring Airlines, full colours. A320 flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Pushed-back at 14:50 and into BIKINI engine test cell. Noted again at 18:45, still performing engine runs.
4985 320-214 F-WWIL Air China, full colours. ‘846’ on nosewheel door, i.e. B-6846. Complete, with engines installed. ‘Station Carburant’.
4999 320-214 F-WWBR Standard (green) primer with Virgin America tail. Engineless, ‘Station Carburant’.

Additional frames which could not be read off:
4951 320-232 (F-WWDI) Spirit Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC hangar.
4989 320-216 (F-WWDU) Standard (green) primer with AirAsia tail. Destined for AirAsia Philippines. A320 flight line, St. Martin du Touch. Noted strobing at 10:05. Not seen again during the day (hangared?).

Components:
500? 320-200 Unknown wing-set, on transportation jigs outside Beluga unpack area.

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre
4768 ACJ319-115(X) VP-CMJ (All-white colours). Parked outside the main Airbus Corporate Jet hangar.
plus one other all-white example, assumed to be MSN 4228 VQ-BSF.

[1240 ACJ330-243 ‘Prestige’ TC-TUR. Government of Turkey. Not seen.]

A330/340 family
0001 340-311 F-WWAI Airbus S.A.S. Vendee apron. Departed at 10:30. Seen again at 12:05, performing an RTO on 32L, then back to Vendee and parked.
0360 340-642 F-WWCA Airbus S.A.S. Inside big re-work hangar (C63) on ADER site.

[0886 340-542 F-WWTG Full Kingfisher Airlines colours. Not seen.]
[0894 340-542 F-WWTH All white colours with red engines. Not seen.]
0925 330-200 F-WWKB Low visibility (grey) scheme. Seen, engineless, in big re-work hangar (C63) on ADER site.
1246 330-343E SU-GDV EgyptAir, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, rear. Departed 32L at 12:11 as MS3330 TLS-CAI, on delivery.
1255 330-343E B-6539 Hainan Airlines, full colours. ZIEGLER DC, terminal-side. Departed 32L at 15:20 on delivery TLS-HAK, using registration as its callsign.
1276 330-343E F-WWYI Swiss International Air Lines, full colours but minus titles and ‘box’ logo on engine cowlings. Presumably awaiting new-style titles. Vendee ramp.
1277 330-243 F-WWYJ Hong Kong Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1278 330-302 F-WWYK China Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1279 330-243 F-WWYN Avianca, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side. Noted again at 21:40 moved to a rear stand at the ZIEGLER DC.
1281 330-323E F-WWKO Malaysia Airlines, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1282 330-243 F-WWKS Air China, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, plant-side.
1283 330-202 F-WWKA Alitalia, full colours. l’Abreuvoir, terminal-side.
1288 330-243 F-WWKL Garuda Indonesia, full colours. Engineless. ‘Stations 18’.
1292 330-343E F-WWYQ Standard (green) primer with full Lufthansa tail colours. Engineless. ‘Stations 18’.
1293 330-243 F-WWYU Standard (green) primer with full Virgin Australia tail colours. Engineless. ‘Stations 18’.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:

A380-841 MSN 0081 F-WWAJ MH

A380
[0001 380-841 F-WWOW Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]
[0002 380-841 F-WXXL Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]
[0004 380-861 F-WWDD Airbus S.A.S. Not seen.]

0081 380-841 F-WWAJ Standard (green) primer with full Malaysia Airlines tail colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A17.
0084 380-841 F-WWAD Standard (green) primer with full Malaysia Airlines and engine colours. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30C.
0087 380-841 (unmarked) Standard (green) primer with full Thai Airways International tail colours. Engineless. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30A.
0103 380-861 F-WWAL Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. Production flight line (‘general testing’ side) at Aéroconstellation, stand A19.
0105 380-861 F-WWAK Standard (green) primer with full Emirates Airline tail and engine colours. #3 & #4 engines installed. Unable to confirm if others also in place. LAGARDERE FAL, Poste 30B.

Additional frames which could not be read off:

Components:

A400M
Unable to read off this visit due to the poor visibility.

ATR Plant
098 72-600 F-WWEY Full house scheme. La Raquette (ATR DC), terminal-side.
811 42-600 F-WWLY Full house scheme. La Raquette (ATR DC), terminal-side. Noted landing at 11:27.

978 72-212A OY-CJU Nordic Aviation Capital (all-white colours). La Raquette (terminal-side).
984 72-212A VQ-BMB UTair Aviation, full colours. La Raquette (terminal-side).
986 72-212A F-WWEG/OY-CJV (dual-reg’d). Nordic Aviation Capital, all-white colours. Entered BIKINI engine test cell at 10:55 for engine runs. Taxiied out at 11:05, and out of sight. Not seen again, so presumably hangared?

St. Martin du Touch, ATR flight line:
unknown full colours UTair Aviation ATR 72-212A. This had gone by 14:30, assume this was MSN 984 VQ-BMB.

Rear of St. Martin du Touch, close to hangars:
970 72-600 F-WWLU Standard (green) primer with white tail.

‘La Raquette’ (ATR DC) – plant-side:
982 72-212A TC-YAF Borajet, full colours.
985 72-212A PK-WFV Wings Abadi Air, full colours.

ATR FAL:
Closed.

ATR hangar (old A300 hall):

Latecoere Aeroservices

Additional frames which could not read-off/tied-up:

Air France Industries
[0115 320-211 F-GHQE Air France (old colours). Not seen. No longer parked outside main hangar].
4490 320-214 5A-LAJ Libyan Airlines, full colours. Parked outside the main hangar.

Paint Hangar:
Closed.

Aero Technique Espace (ATE) paint shop
320 bay
Closed

ATR bay
Closed

Selected visitors
CN-ROL 73H RAM
CN-RPF 73H JFU
D-AEBH E95 CLH
D-ASTY 319 GMI
D-ASTZ 319 GMI
F-ONOU 77W REU
G-EZAU 319 EZY
G-EZDI 319 EZY
G-EZIY 319 EZY
HB-JZW 319 EZS
I-AIRX Do3 RVL
TC-JPC 320 THY

F-GDNE TB-20

A380spotter.